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Studied Limerick School of Art and Design 1978 – 1982.
Degree in Fine Art 1982. Works in sculpture/mixed media and performance art. He has exhibited and created performance extensively throughout Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe and the U.S.A.

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I am a visual and performance artist that continues to work nationally and internationally, exhibiting my sculpture and performing. My sculpture medium is found objects and is semi figurative. I perform at festivals and symposiums in galleries and alternative spaces. I curate exhibitions and events such as group exhibitions of visual art, ARTS CABARET (live events) and curated CROSSROADS SYMPOSIUM '95. I continue to be part of national and international selected exhibitions, invited to perform at festivals and symposiums and initiate personal projects both private and public.

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Studied Limerick School of Art and Design 1978 – 1982.

Degree in Fine Art 1982. Works in sculpture/mixed media and performance art. He has exhibited and created performance extensively throughout Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe and the U.S.A.


Arts Council of Ireland awards from 1991 to 2006;

Americans for the Arts 1998 residence Banana Factory Bethlehem Pennsylvania; 

Cultural Relations Committee Dept. of Foreign Affairs Travel award 1993, 2003;

Exhibition awards V.E.C. from 1999 to 2006;

 Exhibition awards, Individual Bursary Roscommon County Council/ Arts Office from 1999 to 2017.

Organised ‘Crossroads Symposium ‘95’ 1994-1995.

Organised ‘Arts Cabaret’ numbering 14, from 1997 to 2002.

Founder of Working Artists Roscommon 1990 artists group and administrator to present.

Member Visual Artists Ireland.

Member of UNIT1 performance collective.

M2 time-based artists group.

Member of former Artists Association of Ireland.

Works in private and public collections nationally and internationally. Lives and works in Roscommon Ireland.


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found object sculpture and performance

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2017     Artists Bursary Roscommon Arts Office
2016     Bursary Roscommon Arts Office
​              Community Groups/ 1916 fund Roscommon Arts Office

2014     Grant aid Roscommon County Arts Office.
2006    Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Mobility Award.
              Grant Aid Roscommon V.E.C. / Roscommon Arts Office.

2003    Grant Aid from Roscommon V.E.C. / Roscommon Arts Office. 
              Support from Cultural Relations Committee Dept. of Arts. 
2001    E.C.D.L. Certificate for Computers. 
2000   Arts Council of Ireland/ Aer Lingus Artflight Award.
             Grant Aid from Roscommon V.E.C. / Roscommon County Council. 
1999    Visual Arts Publications Assistance Award, Arts Council of Ireland. 
             Arts Council of Ireland / Aer Lingus Artflight Award. 
             Grant Aid from Roscommon V.E.C. / Roscommon County Council. 
1998    Arts Council of Ireland / Aer Lingus Artflight Award. 
             US/Ireland Residence Award for Bethlehem Pennsylvania at 
             Bethlehem Musikfest Association T/A Banana Factory by the 
             Arts Council of Ireland/ Americans for the Arts.
1996    Sponsorship from Cadbury Irl. Ltd. for Achill Island Symposium.
1995    Artist in the Community Arts Council of Ireland. 
             Arts Council of Ireland Grant for ‘Crossroads Symposium 1995.
1994    Artist in Residence Arts Council of Ireland. 
1993    Arts Council of Ireland / Aer Lingus Artflight Award.
             Cultural Relations Committee/ Dept. of Foreign Affairs Travel Award. 
1991    Artist in the Community Arts Council of Ireland.

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2018   shortlisted for 'Of Memory' Homeland 2018 video work titled L. Cpl. Thomas Power  1921 - 1944. 
            'PRISM OF FREEDOM' video premieres at Chale Wote Street Art Festival,
             20–26 August in James Town, Accra (GH)In September, Prism of Freedom will tour
             museums and cultural spaces around the world subscribed to The One Minutes Series.

             - featuring my video 'WALL'.   trailer
             ‘Cabinet ofWonders’ Linehall Arts Center Linenhall Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
             ‘Between Then and Now’ Carrick Workhouse. St. Patrick’s Hospital. Summerhill.
             Carrick-0n-Shannon. County Leitrim.

Dupont Underground, 19 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC 20036 USA
​2017    Arts Cabaret 16, Murray's Bar Knockcroghery Roscommon.
             Arts Cabaret 15, Culture Night 2017, JJ Harlow's Bar, Roscommon.
​             An Image: A Poem exhibition Aras an Chontae , Roscommon.
             DRAWING AWARDS exhibition Limerick School of Art and Design Limerick.
             'SECOND TIME AROUND: The Hubcap as Art'-
             USA Tour to various venues-
                  January 26–March 16, 2017 J. Wayne Start University Center Galleries,
                  Texas A&M University College Station, TX.
                  April 6–May 25, 2017 California Center for the Arts Escondido, CA.
                  June 16–August 11, 2017 Cultural Activities Center Temple, TX.
                  September 1–October 20, 2017 Oxford Performing Arts Center Oxford, AL.
                 Mill Cove Galleries The Beara Peninsula Ireland.

2016   REDDOT Exhibition Main Street Roscommon.
Winter Art Exhibition A Group Exhibition by Roscommon Artists at Áras an Chontae Roscommon. 
            Postcard 1916 exhibition Clones Art Studios Old Post Office Clones, Monaghan.
            Working Artists Roscommon 25th anniversary exhibition Old AIB Bank
            Roscommon Lamb festival.
Galway 1916 Exhibition Connacht Print Works Galway.
            Second Time Around, Temecula Valley Museum, Temecula, California USA.
            touring to the following…

             4/6/2016 - 5/25/2016
                        John E Conner Museum
                        Kingsville, TX
             6/16/2016 - 8/11/2016
                        Kansas City Public Library
                        Kansas City, MO
             9/1/2016 - 10/20/2016
                         Tifton Museum
                         Tifton, GA
              11/10/2016 - 12/16/2016
                         Marywood University Art Galleries
                         Scranton, PA
2015    'Farraige go Farraige'  Art Lot ,Dublin Live Art Festival, Dublin Ireland.
             'FARRAIGE' William and Mary Global Film Festival, Merchants Square Gallery, 21st February 2015 ,
             Williamsburg VA USA Exhibition of sculpture 'The Eglinton Book Cover' , Merchants Square Gallery,
             now in the collection of William and Mary Muscarelle Museum of  Art, Williamsburg VA USA.
             Lonely Planet exhibition Luan Gallery Athlone Ireland.
 Castletownbere Mill Cove Gallery Cork ongoing.
             Landfillart USA  exhibitions ongoing.

2014    Hawks Well Theater October, Do You Care For Tea? joint exhibition.
             MART Rathmines Dublin performance documentation as part of Dublin Live Art Festival.
             Shenandoah Valley Museum Virginia USA Second Time Around , Landfillart,
             touring USA .
             Eglinton Canal Clean-up Found-Object documentary project
  Galway and William and Mary College                                    Williamsburg Virginia USA.
             Roscommon Visual Arts Forum exhibition HERE NOW Boyle Arts Festival Roscommon.
             Roscommon Arts Centre Roscommon Visual Arts Forum, Second Cycle exhibition.
             Roscommon Lambfest craft tent exhibition and talk.
 Castletownbere Mill Cove Gallery Cork ongoing.
2013    Navinki2013 International Performance Festival Minsk Belarus.
             Electric Picnic ‘Dublin Cycling Campaign’ Stradbally Estate Co. Laois.
             ‘Art on 2 wheels’ exhibition Unitarian Church Princes St. Cork.
‘R’ group exhibition Kiely’s Tipperary.
             Castletownbere Mill Cove Gallery Cork ongoing.
             Landfillart USA  exhibitions ongoing.

2012    Old AIB bank Lambfest exhibition Roscommon organiser and exhibitor.
             Installation mobile Three Sheep of wicker for Lambfest Roscommon.
             Landfill Project exhibitions ongoing.
             Castletownbere Mill Cove ongoing.

2011    Culture Night September 2011, installation ‘ Three Colours Green White Orange,Old AIB Bank.
             Lamb Festival exhibition Roscommon organiser and exhibitior.
             Frame  Kerry bicycle festival Siamsa Tire Gallery Kerry, Cork cycle festival Cork.
             Mill Cove Gallery, Castletownbere, on going, Co. Cork. 

2010    Lamb Festival exhibition Roscommon organiser and exhibitior.            
             Frame X Kerry bicycle festival Siamsa Tire Gallery Kerry, Cork cycle festival.
             Mill Cove Gallery, Castletownbere, Co. Cork.
             ‘An Eire of the Senses’ Irish Pavilion, Shanghai Galeries China exhibition 411.
             The MART European Tour ‘Ready-Made’ exhibition in several European    

2018     DO YOU CARE FOR TEA? The Courthouse Gallery Ennistymon Clare Ireland
​2005     ‘Portrait Of A  Mastoid’ Roscommon Arts Centre.

2003     ‘New Works’ Atrium Gallery, Longford.
1998      ’14 Sculptures’ The Banana Factory Gallery Arts Centre, Bethlehem, PA., U.S.A.
1997      ‘New Works’ Teach an Léinn Arts Centre, Nenagh, Tipperary.
1996      ‘Back in Your Own Backyard’ South Tipperary Arts Centre.


Navinki2013 International performance festival Minsk Belarus catalogue -
MART European Tour ‘Ready-Made’ exhibition in several European cities. -
‘ An Eire of the Senses’ Irish Pavilion, Shanghai Galeries China exhibition catalogue-
' Drawing Eire’ Shanghai/ Hangzhou/ Beijing China catalogue-
Straylight  performance festival website-
VAI News Sheet/ Nov/Dec‘08/Art the Public Realm Roundup ‘TheLast Supper Barbecue’collabrative performance-
Roscommon Champion 25th  July’ 06 ‘Open Mind Open World’.-
Roscommon Champion 24th Oct.’06, performance at the Dock.-

RTE national television use of drawings from “Portraits of a Mastoid” for promo on subtitles for the year 2006  
Tulca catalogue Galway November 2005-
Roscommon Champion/ Hearld 18th 19th October-                

Art@ Work catalogue 2005-
Roscommon Champion 12th July ‘05 Art@ Work exhibition.-

Roscommon Herald 13th July ‘05 Art@ Work exhibition.-
Roscommon Herald 30th March ’05 “Sculptures create visual treat in Roscommon forest”- 
Roscommon Herald 15th December ’04 Trunk Show Boyle.-
SSI Newsletter Aug/Sept ’04 Artist? Facilater?.-
Roscommon Champion 14th, 21st , 28th October ‘03‘Abstractions and Distractions’ reports.-
Roscommon Champion 7th March ’03 ‘Home’ exhibition report-.
RTE television Six One news report’Out in the Open’ exhibition, 29th July 2002.-
Roscommon Champion 13th May ’02 Athleague N.S. residence report/photos-                                                                             Roscommon Champion 19th April ’02 Art@ Work report/photos-
Roscommon Herald 17th April ’02 Art@ Work exhibition report/photos- 

Roscommon Champion 5th April ’02 report/photo-
Roscommon Herald 3rd April ’02 report/photo-
Art@ Work catalog.-
SSI Newsletter Perishable Tonic 05/2001.-
Infusion/Fix 2000 catalog.-
Navinki 2000 catalogue of second performance festival Minsk Belarus www.navinki2000.x-1net -
Celtic Links catalogue Mullingar Arts Centre/Inverness Museum Scotland.-
The Tipperary Cultural Exhibition catalogue ,TRBDI Thurlas- 
Navinki ’99 catalogue of First performance festival, Minsk, Belarus.-
Bellarus national T.V. news, Interview.- 
5th Wexford Artists Book exhibition catalog 1999.-
Fax Box catalog 1997- 1999.-
Irish Times ‘Art For Art Sake’ Jan. 30th 1999.-
4th Wexford Book catalog 1998.-
Channel 69 T.V. news Interview Oct. 19th ’98, Pennsylvania, USA.-
‘Enjoy’, The Express Times Interview Oct. 23rd ’98, Easton, P.A. USA- 
‘Neighbours’ Interview Oct. 29th ’98, The Morning Call, Bethlehem P.A. USA.- 
‘Arts and Travel’ Oct. 11th ’98 The Morning Call, Bethlehem, P.A. USA.-
Radio interview, Lehigh Valley Discourse, 88.1FM Bethlehem P.A. USA.Oct. 21st ’98.-
AAI Arts Bulletin Sept. ’98 Lanckorona May Picnic/’Hill as a special place’- 
3rd Wexford Book exhibition catalogue ’97.-
Lanckorona Poland ‘Hill as a special place’ catalogue May ’98.- 
Infusion ’98 National Review of Live Art catalogue May ’98.-
Roscommon Champion Arts Cabaret 2 report 10th April’98.-
A.L.I.E.N. Arts West March 1998.-
Roscommon Champion5th Dec.’97/Roscommon Herald 3rd Dec.’97Arts   
Cabaret/ Launch A.L.I.E.N.- 
Infusion ’97 catalogue Belltable Limerick 1997.- 
Irish Times September 14th ’96 ‘Moving Statues on Achill Island.- 
Achill Island Sculpture Symposium Video’97/ SSI calendar ’97.- 
Various reviews, Lokales , Irlandtage Schwalmstadt Germany ’96.- 
Start, ‘Back in your own Back Yard’ South Tipperary Arts Centre 
August/ November’96.- 
CIRCA, 2ND Wexford Book exhibition August/November ’96- 
Irland Journal, ‘Crossroads Symposium’’95.- 
Crossroads Symposium catalogue ’95- 
Interview RTE radio The Arts Show ,Crossroads Symposium ’95.-          
Roscommon Champion 14th July ’95, Minister opens Famine exhibition.- 
AAI Arts Bulletin June/July ’95 Sculpture at Crank House.- 
AAI Arts Bulletin August/September ’94 ‘Heartlands’ review.- 
Radio review, The Arts Show, ‘Heartlands’ exhibition June 6th ’94.- 
‘Heartlands’ exhibition catalogue Irish Life exhibition Centre ’94.- 
Roscommon Champion/ Roscommon Herald Feb/ March ’94 Artist in residence.- 
SSI Newsletter October/November’93 a report on ‘Irish Days’.- 
AAI Arts Bulletin August/September ’93, ‘Irish Ways- Irish Days’ 
Symposium Baltic Art Gallery Ustka Poland.- 
Leinster Express 21st March ’92, Roscommon Champion July 10th ’92,  ‘The End Of Year Show’ review-. 
‘Espace’ exhibition catalogue SSI ’91 International exhibition of sculpture.- 
 ‘Vice Versa’ catalogue SSI national touring exhibition ’90-‘91/ 
RTE television Art Show review ’91.- 
Roscommon Champion 12th April ’91 ‘ART OF THE MATTER’- 
Clonmel Arts week exhibition catalogue 1981-1982.- 

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